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POLITICO Playbook PM: Impeachment just got real

Posted On: Dec 10, 2019   |   Posted By: Politico

POLITICO Playbook PM: Impeachment just got real

HERE WE GO... THE HOUSE IS IMPEACHING THE PRESIDENT. You know this already, but we wanted to add a bit of context here. This process - the hearings, the testimony and the drafting and passage of the articles - will come to define both this HOUSE DEMOCRATIC majority and DONALD TRUMP'S presidency. Read the articles of impeachment - just over eight pages THIS DEMOCRATIC MAJORITY came into power looking to avoid this at all costs. And here we are. TRUMP, who once said he would not do business with the Democrats if they were investigating him, is now getting impeached and will get his top trade deal passed at the same time. TRUMP won in 2016 in part because he dumped all over NAFTA. Now he's just cut a new deal that experts say is not dissimilar to NAFTA. THERE'S A LOT OF TALK about how all of this will affect the election. Fair enough - but the election is 11 months away. A lot will happen between now and then. Anyone who tells you they know how the politics of all this will play in 2020 is selling you...

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